Inventory Management Setup

ChannelAdvisor Inventory Management Setup

Mapping these entities maintains consistency and accuracy when syncing data between Acumatica and ChannelAdvisor.

Distribution Centers in ChannelAdvisor

  1. Navigate to the ChannelAdvisor Merchant Site and select Distribution Centers in the Products tab.

  2. Click New DC.

    1. If creating a merchant-run distribution center, select Add Distribution Center.

    2. If creating a FBA distribution center, select Add Externally Managed DC (FBA).

  3. Fill out the required fields and information about the Distribution Center.

  4. Click Save.

  5. When all Distribution Centers are created in ChannelAdvisor, navigate back to Acumatica.

Warehouses in Acumatica

  1. In Acumatica, select the ChannelAdvisor workspace and click Inventory Management Setup.

  2. Select an Inventory Tracking Rule from the dropdown menu

    1. Consolidate Inventory across all Distribution Centers will aggregate inventory available across multiple Acumatica warehouses and associate them with a single distribution center in ChannelAdvisor.

    2. Manage and Sync Inventory at Distribution Centers will allow you to configure a one-to-one relationship between Acumatica warehouses and ChannelAdvisor distribution centers.

  3. Click Refresh List of ChannelAdvisor Distribution Centers to add newly created Distribution Centers in ChannelAdvisor.

  4. Select the Acumatica Warehouse that correlates to the ChannelAdvisor Distribution Center.

    1. Multiple Acumatica Warehouses can be toggled to a single ChannelAdvisor Distribution Center.

  5. Toggle on the Is Mapped checkbox to create a relationship between the Distribution Center and Acumatica Warehouse.

  6. Toggle on the Include Vendor Inventory checkbox.

    1. This will allow ChannelAdvisor sales to pull inventory from a vendor in addition to the warehouse stock. This is not a default setting, however, it can be configured to increase visibility of inventories in ChannelAdvisor.

  7. Select Save.

Mapping Warehouses and Distribution Centers in Acumatica

Mapping Warehouses and Distribution Centers in Acumatica.